Wedding Photography


WELCOME TO SHANELL BLEDSOE'S BLOG

Shanell Bledsoe is a wedding, boudoir, and lifestyle portrait photographer based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Travel for destinations
weddings and portrait sessions is available and encouraged. Shanell is also a proud member of the Professional Photographers of America.


October 27, 2015
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Callie Corum ~ Berean Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

One word that describes Callie?  Happy! Callie is a senior at Berean Christian School and recently won the title of Claiborne County 2015 Miss Fairest of the […]
September 25, 2015

Preview – Natalie’s Senior Photo Session ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photography

Just one from Natalie’s senior portrait session. Bring on the class of 2016!
September 4, 2015
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Kellie + Nic ~ Rustic Wedding at The Farm – A Gathering Place, Candler, NC ~ Asheville Wedding Photography

Kellie & Nic shared more than a porch as neighbors while they were both in grad school at East Tennessee State University. They actually share the same […]
September 2, 2015
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Pin Up Perfection ~ Hello 30! ~ Knoxville Boudoir & Pin Up Photography

From earning a Masters Degree to turning the big 3-0, Ms. A had a lot to celebrate this year. So to commemorate those achievements and many others, […]
August 26, 2015
Triplet maternity photo session in Knoxville, Tn. 3 peas. Shanell Bledsoe Photography. Clothesline, big sister

The 3 P’s ~ Expecting Triplets ~ Knoxville Maternity Photographer

The 3 P’s are expecting 3 more P’s very soon! Big sister, Ayla let me know by repeating “Elliemayacade!  Elliemayacade!” I soon figured out that her little […]
August 12, 2015
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Courtney & Caleb’s retro comic book themed engagement photo session ~ Knoxville wedding photographer

So there’s something to note about me. When you say you’re having a “retro comic book themed wedding,” I’m in. I’m like, all in. These two […]
July 27, 2015
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Baby Cape ~ Knoxville Newborn Photographer

Sweet baby Cape came to see me at just 2 weeks old for his newborn photo session. He brought his beautiful head of hair and big […]
July 21, 2015
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Barry (and his stinker face) is 1! ~ Knoxville child, baby, & family photographer

Last week, my little buddy, Barry (or “B Squared” as I call him) stopped by the studio on his first birthday for photos. And do you […]

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December 18, 2012

Whitney & Brandon ~ Chateau Selah Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

“Is that your natural hair color?” Typically that question would be met with a sour face from a female, but it actually brought these two together […]
November 14, 2012

Joni & Daniel ~ Vintage Etsy Wedding at Glenmore Mansion ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Joni & Daniel’s wedding at Glenmore Mansion this summer was one of my all-time favorites!  Not only were they super-chill and laid back, but the vintage […]
September 22, 2012

Meg + Matt ~Knoxville Wedding Photography

I just love these two!  Meg & Matt are so much fun to be with and they were surrounded by tons of loving friends and family […]
June 27, 2012

Zac & Rachel {married!} ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

5.18.12 ~ My first wedding of 2012 and back from maternity leave…I was NERVOUS!  I haven’t been nervous to shoot in years, but after a 6 […]
December 30, 2011

Ashley & C.R. ~ A fall country wedding in 2 states!

Ashley & CR’s wedding day spanned 2 states.  The ceremony was held at Sulphur Spring Baptist Church in Franklin, KY, and the reception took place on […]
December 16, 2011

Elaina & Andrew’s Big Fat Greek Wedding ~ Nashville Wedding Photography ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

After meeting at MTSU’s Kappa Sigma, Elaina & Andrew bonded over mutual friends and their Greek heritage.  They shared a 7 year courtship before deciding to […]
December 4, 2011

Courtney & Ruf {married!} Hunter Valley Farm ~ Knoxville wedding photography

Courtney & Ruf were married back in August (yes, I’m that far behind on blogging!) at Hunter Valley Farm in Knoxville.  The fuschia and orange colors […]
November 16, 2011

Rachel & Josh {married!} ~ Nashville Wedding Photography

It was such a beautiful day in Gallatin at Pick Inn where Rachel & Josh were wed.  Rachel chose blue, green and orange for her colors […]
September 18, 2011

Ashley + Patrick ~ Chattanooga Wedding Photography

Imagine saving your whole heart, soul, and even your first kiss for your future husband… “Both of us knew that we were the ones each other […]
August 4, 2011

Becky & Adam’s Culleoka Wedding and Firehouse Reception ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Becky & Adam were married June 11 at Friendship Baptist Church in Culleoka, TN.  Never heard of it?  Neither had I!  It’s a cute little town […]